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Five Columns Restaurant

1301 East maple Street, off Samishy Way, Bellingham, WA 98225
360 676-9900
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Ranked #109 of 388 restaurants in Bellingham
Price range: $10 - $20
Cuisines: American, Greek, Seafood, Steakhouse
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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  • English first
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English first
Blaine, Washington
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Found this restaurant on Saturday, was unsure what to expect but I have to admit it was very good. Everything was very fresh, I had the steak and it was cooked very well. My husband had the Fettuccini and that was very good as well. The prices seemed fairly reasonable and we lucked out as they were having a 20%... More

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North Lakewood
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49 reviews 49 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

We stopped on a Sunday morning for breakfast and it was great. I had a sausage patty and eggs and my wife had scrambled eggs and ham. The portions were just right and the coffee was good. They have a large breakfast menu and Sunday specials.

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Ferndale, Washington
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

The Five Columns serves the best Greek Ribs this side of the Atlantic Ocean, hands-down! Check out their specials, too, as they are often outstanding. We have been eating here for years and we've always been happy with both the food and the excellent service. The decor is pleasant and doesn't try to be posh or pretentious. The seating is... More

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Pompano Beach, Florida
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

Don't believe the bad reviews you read about this restaurant. The place is wonderful. The food was absolutely fantastic. The decor and the atmosphere was great, the rest rooms were clean and everything was wonderful. Service was fantastic. I don't know why the people that gave this place bad reviews did so but they must have an axe to grind... More

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Bellingham
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27 reviews 27 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2012

My 87 year old mother thought this place was great, but my husband and I (both in our 50s) were very disappointed. The place seemed dirty, service was slow, the food was so-so, and the place was expensive. Won't be back.

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Bellingham, Washington
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32 reviews 32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2012 via mobile

Went there yesterday because on Tuesday the soup special is pea soup and it is so delicious! We also had the pita bread with tzaziki, that was so good we ended up ordering another plate. Service was excellent, we never ran out of water or iced tea. The decor is a bit outdated but I was there for the food,... More

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Whatcom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2012

Disgusting and extremely dirty inside. Watched waitress take "lightly used" water glass from a table and top it off and hand it to a NEW guest like a fresh glass!!!! EW

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Drummondville, Canada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2012

We were on our way to Vancouver when we stop there. The restaurant look is a bit so so, but the service was amazing. The restaurant is family owned and it shows that they are proud and happy to serve you. The food was ok. We took the chicken that was super good, though the rice was poor (sticky). I... More

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Bellingham, Washington
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2012

I've lived in bham for five years now, and I saw this place hundreds of times before I tried it. One day I craved a gyro, and Google recommended five columns. I called the restaurant and ordered a gyro and hummus appetizer. I'm used to a gyro costing less than $9, and pita/hummus $6 at the most. I was prepared... More

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Bellingham, Washington
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58 reviews 58 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2012 via mobile

The food was sooooo good. We shared everything (5 of us) and everyone had just amazing dishes. Service read wonderful as . We will definitely be back.

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